Martha Hood

FemaleDecember 1876–24 September 1966

Brief Life History of Martha

When Martha Hood was born in December 1876, in Marshall, West Virginia, United States, her father, Levi M Hood, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Smith, was 36. She lived in Franklin, Marshall, West Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 24 September 1966, in Sistersville, Tyler, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Levi M Hood
1842–1915
Margaret Smith
1840–1894
Mary F Hood
1864–1938
Benjamin Francis Hood
1864–1942
Theodore Ellsworth Hood
1866–1929
William Henry Hood
1867–
Josephine M Hood
1868–1956
Charles McClelland Hood
1871–1981
Martha Hood
1876–1966
Minnie Hood
1879–1958

Sources (3)

  • Martha Hood in household of Levi Hood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha E. Hanke, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"
  • Martha E. Hood Hanke, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English hod, hood, hodde ‘hood’, either for someone who wore a hood (like the medieval folk hero Robin Hood) or who made and sold hoods. In Kent and Sussex the name may sometimes have been confused with Hoad .

English: from the Middle English personal name Hod(e), a variant of Ode or Odd with prosthetic H-; see Ott and Oates and compare Hodson 2.

English and Scottish: variant of Hudd, from the Middle English personal name Hudde, Hutte, which could represent Old English Hud(d)a or its ancient Germanic equivalent Hud(d)o, but is more likely from Anglo-Norman French Hud(de), a pet form of Hugh.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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